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Committee Resolve: No Unfunded Mandates For School Re-Opening

Committee Resolve: No Unfunded Mandates For School Re-Opening

By SCOTT JACKSON The School Committee does not want state officials to hand down any unfunded mandates to districts when final guidelines for re-opening schools in the fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic are issued. The committee on June 10 unanimously approved a resolution urging state officials not to create any unfunded mandates when putting the … Read more

Quincy Graduations July 24, 25 At Veterans Memorial Stadium

Quincy Graduations July 24, 25 At Veterans Memorial Stadium

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy school officials have chosen the dates for the ceremonies to honor graduates of the city’s two high schools this summer at Veterans Memorial Stadium. North Quincy High School’s graduation ceremony will be held on Friday, July 24, beginning at 6 p.m. Quincy High School’s graduation ceremonies will take place the following … Read more

QHS Class Of 1974 Donates $500 To Quincy Relief Fund; Challenges QHS, NQHS Grads To Support Effort

QHS Class Of 1974 Donates $500 To Quincy Relief Fund; Challenges QHS, NQHS Grads To Support Effort

The Quincy High School Class of 1974 has donated $500 from their class reunion fund to the Quincy Relief Fund. Grants from the fund are dedicated to members of the community and organizations in the most need during the COVID-19 pandemic and health emergency. At this time, the QHS Class of 1974 is challenging other … Read more

35 Quincy Fire Recruits Sworn In At City Hall Ceremony

35 Quincy Fire Recruits Sworn In At City Hall Ceremony

By SCOTT JACKSON The Quincy Fire Department’s 35 newest members were sworn in Feb. 21st before a standing-room-only crowd of more than 100 family members, friends and firefighters. The class of new recruits is the largest in the history of the department, according to Joseph Jackson, the city’s interim fire chief. “There are more firefighters … Read more

Hands-Free Mobile Telephone While Driving Law In Effect

Hands-Free Mobile Telephone While Driving Law In Effect

The Baker-Polito Administration reminds motorists that the hands-free law goes took effect Feb. 23. Signed by Gov. Charlie Baker in November, the new law is intended to reduce the number of people injured or killed because of distracted driving, and levies penalties that will be enforced by local and state police. The new law, An … Read more

Hundreds Celebrate Presidents’ Day At Family Winterfest

Hundreds Celebrate Presidents’ Day At Family Winterfest

Op – Ed: The Fight To Save Our Memories

Op – Ed: The Fight To Save Our Memories

By BRUCE J. AYERS State Representative Nearly 20 years ago, my family and I received the news that my mother, Beverly, was suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease. That diagnosis changed everything for us. Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are all-encompassing, not just for the person diagnosed, but for their loved ones. All of a sudden, … Read more

6th Annual ‘Polar Plunge’ Benefits Atherton Hough School PTO

6th Annual ‘Polar Plunge’ Benefits Atherton Hough School PTO

The sixth annual Houghs Neck “Polar Plunge” was held Jan. 4th at the public landing as 30 brave souls took a quick dip in 46-degree water for a good cause. Proceeds from the annual event benefit the Atherton Hough Elementary School PTO. The group of participants included children, senior citizens, community and school activists and … Read more

Quincy Salutes World War II Veterans

Quincy Salutes World War II Veterans

By ROBERT BOSWORTH The City of Quincy honored 30 living veterans of World War II and paid tribute to dozens more who were among the “Greatest Generation” but have passed away during an emotional tribute at Quincy High School Dec. 7th – the 78th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that thrust this … Read more

Board Approves Project At Quincy Medical Center Site

Board Approves Project At Quincy Medical Center Site

By SCOTT JACKSON The Planning Board approved a developer’s proposal to build 465 apartments on the site of Quincy Medical Center – a project that opposed by area residents and several city councillors over concerns about its size and impact on the surrounding neighborhood. The board approved Quincy-based FoxRock Properties’ plan for the 14.97-acre site … Read more

Zoning Rules For Marijuana Establishments Approved

Zoning Rules For Marijuana Establishments Approved

By SCOTT JACKSON City councillors approved a zoning ordinance regulating where marijuana dispensaries can open in Quincy. The legislation also ties their business hours to those of liquor stores. Councillors approved the ordinance, which Mayor Thomas Koch introduced in February 2018, on Dec. 2 in an 8-0 vote after making several amendments to the bill. … Read more

Average Residential Tax Bill Up $271

Average Residential Tax Bill Up $271

By SCOTT JACKSON The average owner of a single-family home in Quincy will see their property taxes increase by $271 next year, with the average tax bill rising to more than $6,100. Mark Cavanagh, the city’s director of municipal finance, on Dec. 2 told the City Council that the average single-family residential tax bill will … Read more